Unusual native evergreen tree with dark glossy leaves, cream summer blossom, and clusters of golden mini-berries. Really happy by the coast and a waterwise plant for dry gardens. Attracts the blue tiger butterfly
Acronychia imperforata - Fraser Island apple DESCRIPTION: Small bushy glossy-leaved tree featuring clusters of cream flowers through summer and autumn followed by small yellow-gold edible fruit. The fruit is tart and much loved by birds. USE IN: Native and coastal gardens as a feature tree and for hedges and screening. Attracts birds, butterflies and bees to the garden. LOCATION: Sunny to part shade, suitable to exposed and coastal areas from NSW to northern QLD. Frost tender. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prefers well drained soil. Fertilise using a slow release native fertiliser yearly. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 5-8 m H x 3-4 m W. PLEASE NOTE: These are tube-stock plants, with the benefit of being a young plant they will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.